Local groups united to impress Tom Hanks with Dayton’s history


Tom Hanks’ itinerary here earlier this week was extensive, and spotlighted the collaboration of local people and groups working to elevate the profile of Dayton and its historical significance.

Besides attending the dedication of Wright State University’s brand new Tom Hanks Center for Motion Pictures, spending time with WSU film students and attending an invitation-only fundraising dinner at the Nutter Center, the two-time Academy Award-winning actor/producer/director visited local sites key to the understanding and telling of the Wright brothers’ story.

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